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Sri Lanka On A Shoestring

From US$ 1,049 US$ 997 per person
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  • No booking or credit card fees
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highlights
  • Trek through luscious green hills
  • Journey by train through Sri Lanka's most breath-taking scenery
  • Sample local cuisine at a village meal
  • Inhale local flavours at a spice garden
The Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour starts in Negombo and ends in Colombo. The Sri Lanka on a Shoestring is a Explorer tour that takes 12 days taking you from Negombo to Colombo and 6 other destinations in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour includes accommodation, staff & experts, meals included and some activities. Please see the Includes section for more information.

Get yourself to a destination that's long been a culture-loving backpacker's dream, on this affordable 12-day whirlwind tour of the southern half of Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on the serene Unawatuna Beach. Explore Sri Lanka with a group of new friends and you'll never want to travel solo again.
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Is this tour for me?
Travel Style: Yolo

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Grading: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.

what’s included Accommodation
  • Hotels/guest houses (11 nts).
Meals Included
  • 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Note: Allow USD175-230 for meals not included.
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Included activities
  • Sri Lankan lunch at a local village
  • Spice garden visit
  • Tea plantation tour
  • Trekking through Bandarwela region
  • Orientation walk in Colombo
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • Any international flights to Negombo and from Colombo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 15 participants
Duration 12 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Age Requirement 18 - 39
meeting/Start point Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Get a PDF file with detailed trip information: Download Trip Notes for Sri Lanka on a Shoestring
Good to know Travel Insurance

The Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation. If you do not already have a travel insurance please do get in touch with us after booking and we will help you.


Visa

For this Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.
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